John Morton, of Croydon Sr.

1500–10 September 1521 (Age 21)
Ashby Magna, Leicestershire, England

The Life of John

When John Morton, of Croydon Sr. was born in 1500, in Ashby Magna, Leicestershire, England, his father, Thomas Morton Esq., was 40 and his mother, Margaret Woodforde, was 35. He married Eleanor Elianor Helen Roper in 1518, in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. He died on 10 September 1521, in Croydon, Surrey, England, at the age of 21.

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John Morton, of Croydon Sr.
Eleanor Elianor Helen Roper
Marriage: 1518

Spouse and Children

Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings



    Cecilia Morton


    Elizabeth Morton



    William Morton


    Cecilia Morton


+2 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places called Mor(e)ton, named in Old English as ‘settlement (tūn) by or on a marsh or moor (mōr)’.2 Swedish: variant of Martin .3 French: contracted form of Moreton 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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